Work on Ōtaki to North Levin Expressway (Ō2NL) confirmed (again)

As of 03 June 2021: Grant Robertson on Ōtaki to North Levin Expressway: ‘It is going to proceed’.

Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson has delivered some good news to people anxious the proposed Ōtaki to North Levin Expressway (Ō2NL) had been put on the back burner. …

“It is going to proceed.” …

Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi said [of this section of SH1] … “It is one of the most dangerous sections of road to drive in New Zealand – in the five years to 2017, there were 49 deaths and serious injuries along the route.

“Sadly, there were two more deaths on Wednesday.” …

“The project includes a separated shared path for walking and cycling running the entire length of the new highway, helping to extend the region’s cycleway.

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